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Statement from the Press Secretary on Religious Violence in the Central African Republic Foreign Policy Issued on: May 3, 2018 The United States is extremely concerned about recent attacks against civilian centers, including Tuesday’s attack on a Christian church in the Fatima neighborhood of Bangui and the retaliatory attacks on Muslim community members.  We urge Central African ...
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Security Alert:  U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (May 1, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Bangui Event:  Gunfire and unrest emanating from Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood, but spreading throughout the city.  There are reports of violence along Independence Avenue and crowds at the PK0 and Boganda roundabouts. Actions to Take: Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans ...
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Central African Republic (CAR) — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may ...
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